November 24, 2017

Archives for February 9, 2017

The Editor Speaks: A study in scarlet, need

“A study in scarlet” is a quote from a well known Sherlock Holmes murder story named after the quote. It’s meaning is that a scarlet thread of murder is hidden within a tangle of misdirection and lies, and that it is their (Holmes and Watson) job to unravel and expose it. You might believe I […]

Cayman Islands: Peter Ribbons Consolidated Water meet

The Pete Ribbins Consolidated Water Meet, hosted by the Stingray Swim Club (SSC) of Grand Cayman at the Lions Aquatic Centre (LAC) was a  2017 CARIFTA Swimming qualifying meet for members of the National Junior Swim Team. In addition to Stingray swimmers, Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC), Seven Mile Swimmers (SMS) and Cayman Islands Special […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands Voters Claims and Objections Period Closes 20 February 2017 Elections officials are urging all Caymanians who plan to vote in the General Elections on 24 May 2017 to check the revised voter details, published in the Electors’ List, before 20 February 2017. You can go online at www.elections.ky or visit in person any […]

Cayman Islands: Mourant Ozannes partner appointed Queen’s Counsel

Hector Robinson, a partner at law firm Mourant Ozannes, has been appointed Queen’s Counsel (QC), with effect from 6 February. Mr Robinson is a partner in the Litigation department at Mourant Ozannes in the Cayman Islands. He was admitted as a Cayman Islands attorney in 2000. He has extensive experience acting on complex commercial disputes, […]

Cayman Islands awaits Caribbean cancer registry hub

The Cayman Islands Cancer Registry is eagerly anticipating the implementation of an operational cancer registry hub set to be housed at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) headquarters in Port-of-Spain Trinidad and Tobago. As a part of a collaboration with several international health organizations the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) will lead the […]

Cayman Islands 53rd Annual Standard Flower Show

The Flower Show Committee for the Garden Club of Grand Cayman met this week to finalise the details of their 53rd Annual Standard Flower Show, celebrating their 60th anniversary! The show is to be held at the South Sound Community Centre on South Church Street from Friday, 31st March until Saturday, 1st April. A preview […]

Cayman Islands: Hurley’s Media announces Builder’s Expo

New construction industry trade show set for March 3rd & 4th GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, February 8, 2017– The Hurley’s Media Builders Expo, taking place on March 3rd (from 5pm to 8pm) and March 4th (from 10am to 4pm) at the Arts & Recreation Centre (ARC) at Camana Bay, is designed to connect local architects, […]

Cayman Islands: Serving those who serve – CIFS officer to receive chaplain training

The men and women of the Cayman Islands Fire Service spend many long days and late nights working incident scenes, and serving those who are victims of fire and medical emergencies. In his eight-year career as a fire officer Shimar Harding has heard the stories. “A distressed father shows up at the scene of a […]

Cayman Islands Properties make TripAdvisor 2017 Travelers’ Choice Best Hotel Awards

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (9 February 2017) – A solid representation of hotel properties in the Cayman Islands were recognised in the TripAdvisor 2017 Travelers’ Choice Best Hotel Awards. Millions of travellers voted for hotels they thought ranked best in eight different categories: Luxury, Best Service, Bargain, Top Hotels, Small Hotels, B&B and Inns, Family, […]

8 largely Forgotten West Indians in US Black History

from NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 8, 2017: As the US continues to mark Black History Month, here are 8 West Indian black immigrants who made a significant contribution to black history in the United States, but who today remain largely forgotten. 1: Kwame Ture/Stokely Carmichael Trinidad-born Stokely Carmichael, who later changed […]